Tag: Design Team

Lottie Loves Paper Guest Designer Layout – Be you

Hello scrapbook fans! Welcome to my blog once again 🙂

Today I bring you layout #4, my last layout as Guest Designer for Lottie Loves Paper.

This layout is a bit similar to the “Lovely” one I made the other day, as I use the same vellum paper, however, this time I am using it slightly differently! Instead of painting the actual vellum, this time I have watercoloured the patterned paper from the same collection, and layered the vellum above it, giving a very cool effect! The vellum is only attached at one point underneath the photo, so you can lift it and see the paper underneath with all the watercolours 🙂 Unfortunately, the pattern in the paper and in the vellum don’t quite match up, but I still think the effect is quite nice.

The vellum and patterned paper are from Pinkfresh Studio and the rest of the embellishments and papers layering the photo are from Dear Lizzy. These two collections actually coordinate quite well!

And here’s my layout!

Be you

Be you closeup1

Be you closeup2

Be you closeup3

I hope you have liked it, and read you soon!

Maria

Lottie Loves Paper Guest Designer Layout – Love you

Hello lovely scrappers!

Today I bring you layout #3 for Lottie Loves Paper.

Have I mentioned before how amazing this kit is? Well, in case you haven’t heard me say it before… it is! The lovely Sarah is also opening subscriber spaces from April onwards, so if you are thinking of subscribing, now is the moment! Go to the website and look for Monthly Kits.

So, my layout today is inspired on one of the layouts that I did at the Paige Evans workshop. For her class I chose the star die cut, however there was an option of a heart in the same style. When I sat down to create this layout, I wanted to have hearts and this cut file from the Silhouette store was just what I wanted.

I used the papers from the kit for backing my hearts. They are a mixture of Dear Lizzy Lovely Day and Pink Paislee Oh my Heart. The embellishments, both normal stickers and chipboard, are also from Dear Lizzy Lovely Day. There are also a few enamel dots that came with the kit. I want to say they are from Pinkfresh Studio, but I am not 100%. The black cardstock background also came with the kit, however I decided to spray a bit with white Heidi Swapp Color Shine from my stash. I think it breaks the “blackness” a bit and makes the background blend a bit softer with the heart die cut.

And here it is!

Loveyou

And a few close ups:

Loveyoucloseup

loveyoucloseup2

loveyoucloseup3

Silhouette UK Blog: Simple personalised bunting

Good morning everyone!

Today I bring you my first project as Team Member of the Silhouette UK Blog. It is exciting, but also extremelly scary! I don’t think I have been using my Silhouette Cameo to its full potential in the slightest, so I am going to use this amazing opportunity to try new things! However, for my first ever project I wanted to go for something easy, something that I know well… and that is my beloved Personalised Bunting!

The beauty of the personalised bunting is that the base is quite straight forward, however you can then decorate it as much or as little as you want, and the finished product will always be unique!

Please pop over the Silhouette UK blog for a step by step tutorial. I promise it’s really easy!

Laura bunting

Read you soon!
Maria

 

UK Scrap Addicts Design Team – Just two hours old

Good morning!

Today I am in the Midlands taking part in another fantastic Birds of a Feather workshop with Paige Evans. I honestly can’t wait to show you all the gorgeous layouts that we are going to be creating today!

However, before I can show you any of that, I have to showcase my very first layout as a UK Scrap Addicts Design Team member!

Please pop over the UKSA blog for more info on the layout 🙂

Just-two-hours-old

I hope you have enjoyed this layout and read you soon!

Maria x

 

Important announcement – Silhouette UK Design Team!

Good morning everyone!

Today I bring you very exciting news…. I have been chosen to be part of the 2017-2018 Design Team for Silhouette UK!

Silhouette UK blog

Crazy or what?!

I applied on a whim, and got chosen! See? You never know if you don’t try!

My first project for Silhouette is due to be published next week and I can’t wait to get started and show the whole of the UK the amazing things that you can create with this super versatile machine.

You can find the Silhouette UK blog here, and you can also follow them on Instagram here.

Please, join me in this adventure… I hope you enjoy it as much as I will!